Today, Sam Smith shared “Gloria,” the title track from their forthcoming album. The multi-Platinum, GRAMMYÂ®, BRIT, Golden Globe and Oscar winning artist/songwriter penned the song during lockdown, completed it with folk/blues musician Foy Vance and produced it alongside Jimmy Napes and David Odlum. Joined by the local choir London Voices, Sam recorded “Gloria” at the church they attended as a child, St Mary’s Church, Saffron Walden in Essex, a location that traces its roots back to the Middle Ages.
Smith – who will make their third appearance as the musical guest on “Saturday Night Live” on January 21 – describes the new song as “my queer love hymn, saying life is a song to Gloria, the thing I can’t put a word to. I don’t know if it’s nature or a feminine energy inside me that I’m setting free. // Continue to the full article